When to Come

October - November

12C - 28C / 54F - 82F

Kanha at its most green, lush and dense.
Flowing waterways and large deer herds in the meadows.
Warm daytime temperatures with cool mornings and evenings. 
Wear layers, including a sweater/ fleece and a hat.

December - January

-1C - 24C /30F - 75F

Enchanting morning mists and occasional frost. Gorgeously crisp evening light. Day-long wildlife activity.
Very chilly mornings/ nights. Pleasant daytime temps. 
Wear many layers including a hat, scarf, gloves, thermals and a warm jacket.

February - March

12C - 34C / 54F - 93F

Kanha in blossom and changing colours.
Cool mornings, with afternoons becoming increasingly warm.
Wear layers, including a sweater/ fleece, a hat for the morning and a cap for the afternoon.

April - May

18C - 43C / 64F - 109F

Dry, hot forest provides easier sightings, especially during early morning and last light.
Hot days. Evenings/ mornings are usually cool and fresh. Mid-May is very hot, often with a heatwave.
Wear a light sweater, cap and a cotton scarf to dampen around your neck.


24C - 38C / 75F  - 100F

Pre-monsoon showers refresh the forest, bringing early blooms. Sightings at their best!
Hot days. Cooler mornings and evenings. Can be humid.
Wear cool cottons and a cap. 



Important Info 

make sure you PACK

  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen and lipsalve
  • A light waterproof jacket or kagool 
  • Forest-coloured clothing
  • Earplugs 


We accept Indian Rupees, UK Sterling, US$ and Euro's.

Please note that we are unable to accept debit/ credit cards or traveller's cheques.


Indian plug sockets take either 2 or 3 round pin plugs. The voltage is 220V. A razor socket is provided in the bathroom. You will be able to charge all your equipment in your tent on a daily basis. 

Tropical Illnesses

Malaria is prevalent in the area. We provide a local repellent and burn citronella oil to deter mosquitos. Anti-malarial medication is recommended but a personal choice. 

Dengue fever, Japanese Encephalitis are NOT found in Kanha. Rabies is uncommon.